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. then, news broke that at another store, this one in atlanta, georgia, also sold a winning ticket. >> the winners will share a near-record $636 million. abc's tahman bradley has all of the details. >> reporter: the people who hold mega millions tickets with these numbers -- >> 8, 20, 14, 17, 39 and the megaball, 7. >> reporter: are about to get the best christmas gift ever. overnight, lottery officials confirmed that winning tickets were sold in atlanta, georgia, and san jose, california. >> hopefully somebody will be rich. >> reporter: oh,, they willbe. the jackpot, more than $636 million. the second-biggest in lottery history. the odds were about 1 in 259 million. but that didn't stop the frenzy. in 43 states, the district of columbia, and the virgin islands, americans dreamed big. >> i feel that i'm going to win. >> i bought a new lamborghini. >> going to buy an island. >> reporter: on tuesday morning, 30 million tickets an hour during peek times. >> could be my lucky day. >> what do i have to lose? it's a dollar. so, i took a chance. >> reporter: the jackpot swelled past $500
crossing. tonight the fbi announce they'd believe the same gunman commit aid robbery in atlanta, georgia, nearly 300 miles away earlier that same day. >> investigators here in atlanta, the fbi, atlanta police were working hard to try to find out why he was in atlanta and more importantly who he is. >> reporter: these surveillance videos from 9:30 show a lone gunman wearing a black ski mask armed with a semiautomatic handgun demanding money from the tell ter. when that failed he rushed out of the atlanta bank, stopping to rob a skus myrrh taking money out of an atm machine. meanwhile back in mississippi, law enforcement officials welcome the broadening investigation. >> we have provided media with a wanted poster, providing information and surveillance photos from the atlanta bank robbery which provide a clearer picture of the robber. >> reporter: earlier this week, police released a photo of this man, calling him a person of interest in the robbery there. taken by a convenience store security camera just prior to the bank robbery. yet another video shows what police say was the robber's
, california, or atlanta, georgia. area matched our every number except the mega ball and they each won $1 million. >> there are two of 20 similar tickets across the country. hold megaple who millions tickets with these numbers are about to get the best christmas gift ever. lottery officials confirmed winning tickets were sold in atlanta, georgia and san jose, california. >> hopefully somebody will be rich. >> oh, they will be. than $636t, more million. the odds are about one in 259 million, but that did not stop purchases. americans dreamed big. >> i feel like i am going to win. >> i would probably buy an island. tuesday alone, an estimated 11 million tickets were sold in our. >> a could be my lucky day. >> i took a chance. 21 straight drawings failed to produce a winner. this morning, there are at least two new multimillionaires. millions jackpot resets to $50 million for the next drawing on friday. dollars for the next drawing on friday. out fire and a statue broke on campus and brianne carter is monitoring. what happened? .> we got an update according to an officer with the maryland po
yesterday, it flushed 10 years ago, what's the problem? narrator: atlanta is a rapidly growing urban area. its primary source of drinking water is the chattahoochee river, which also provides water to many downstream communities. but its infrastructure is dangerously old, without outdated facilities and combined sewer overflows polluting the watershed. the city faces strict consent decrees and lawsuits, along with a severe lack of funding. man: when i started working for the city of atlanta in the late '70s, we were approaching that point in time where a lot was going to be needed, in terms of rehabilitation and upkeep. most of the very large pipes were at least 80 years old. we had needs that were identified in the '50s and in the '60s and in the '70s that were deferred. woman: we are urging that we all try to find a way to overcome the obstacles and limitations that might exist. woman: when i was running for office, i met someone who knew mayor hartsfield, who, in the late 1960s, said, "i don't know who the next mayor will be, "but i know they'll have to fix the water and sewer infrastr
the playoffs, it didn't come easy, in the fourth i take you, 9ers lead by ten, atlanta puts together a strong scoring responses. atlanta ready to score, but, boe bobble, 9ers goes 89 yards to seal the win 34-24, the last of a stadium record 36 monday night football games at candlestick. boy, yeah, why not jump up. why not? auburn head coach gus malzon was named college coach of the year by the a.p. after an unbelievable iron bowl victory against alabama. a.p. after an unbelievable iron bowl victory against alabama. his tigers now in the championship game against florida state. >>> the heat prevail in an overtime thriller. atlanta with a load in the fourth when lebron james gets three. later james dunks. get out of his way. knee in the face of atlanta's paul millsap. take it to overtime now. atlanta leads again, but miami's michael beasley nailing crucial free throws. heat win it, 121-119 in a squeaker. the knicks get a bitter sweet victory over orlando. in the third, orlando hustling, but he sprains his ankle. 'melo was out for the rest of the game. orlando cuts a once 25-point deficit to jus
: when i started working for the city of atlanta in the late '70s, we were approaching that point in time where a lot was going to be needed, in terms of rehabilitation and upkeep. most of the very large pipes were at least 80 years old. we had needs that were identified in the '50s and in the '60s and in the '70s that were deferred. woman: we are urging that we all try to find a way to overcome the obstacles and limitations that might exist. woman: when i was running for office, i met someone who knew mayor hartsfield, who, in the late 1960s, said, "i don't know who the next mayor will be, "but i know they'll have to fix the water and sewer infrastructure." woman: the city had chronic sewage overflows into the chattahoochee and its tributaries. fecal coliform bacteria levels were in the millions of colonies per hundred milliliter, which was a significant public health threat. and this had been occurring for decades. but neither the federal epa nor the epd back in the '90s were willing to take action under the clean water act to make the city fix its plumbing. so in 1994, we started upper
was sold at a newsstand atlanta, georgia, another at jinny's gift shop. 8, 20, 14, 17 and 39. the mega ball is 7. the cash payout for the jackpot is $341 million. what a way to wake up this morning for two people anyway. urgent space walks to fix a cooling line on the space station. two space walks will be required to fix the problem. astronauts will be forced to shut down after the cools system shut down. the space walk is scheduled for saturday. >> the family of a girl who went to the hospital to have her tonsils removed and ended up brain dead is fighting the hospital to keep her on life support. the family served the hospital with a cease and desist order. the hospital then agreed to keep the 13-year-old on a ventilator for the time being. doctors say she is brain dead but the family is not giving up hope. >> the family believes only god and the mother who brought her into this world should make a decision as to when she leaves this world. >> everybody who has children. if that was your child fighting for her life you would want everybody to pray for her, too. >> doctors say they don't
could not pull off a win in atlanta. with remembering nelson mandela. he was buried today. more from the emotional farewell. today marks the end of an extra ordinary journey -- an journey that began 95 years ago. lex one candle for each year of his life. family, and dignitaries remembered the life and struggles of the apartheid icon. nelson mandela is carried towards his final resting place. draped with the south african flag as the funeral mixed tradition with tributes. on a number ofd skins in front of south african president jacob zuma and members of the mandela family. guide us with your grace ♪a place where we'll be afe ♪ >> among the many boldface names in the audience were oprah winfrey, richard branson, reverend jesse jackson, and prince charles. >> we shall miss you. voice as you your told us stories of your childhood. we shall miss your laughter. after the funeral, mandela was buried in a private ceremony attended by hundreds of family members and close friends, marking the end of a chapter for south africa and the world. >> thanks. new developments in a suspicious deat
underway. jay gray joins us live from atlanta. >> not a ton of traffic right now along highway 75 and 85 here in atlanta but that is going to pick up dramatically as the sun comes up here and a lot of people get out and on the roadways. aaa says 94.5 million people will travel during this holiday season. at least 50 miles if not more and that would be a record number for holiday travel. there will be more people than ever on the rods and in the airways. 91% of all travelers will go by car. a lot of that being driven by the fact that gas prices are lower than they have been in the last three years at this time of year. 5.5 million people expected to travel on planes. it's going to be a very crowded holiday travel season but one that may be a little bit cheaper for a lot of people getting out to go to grandma's house or a holiday get away. we should see a lot of traffic here during rush hour. after that it is just expected to continue to build. >> cheaper travel is a gift lots of us will take. >>> now for a look at our forecast here is bill karins. good morning. >> a little dicy. we have f
atlanta tomorrow. we will see. we still can't stop talking about rg iii. less than 24 hours away from kick off in atlanta. headlines continue. -- maryland, a shutdown of their >> now the toyota dealer -- sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> the maryland men's basketball team entered the season rough, but they are showing signs of strength with a huge win over boston college. what could they do against florida atlantic? clearehe'll -- shaquille slams it home. second half, maryland up four. dez wells driving inside, scores. f.a.u.utes to go, down three points. his layman drains fourth three. 66-62.d wins the wizards were the comeback kids in atlanta, sending it to ot. the wizards with 9.8 seconds left. john wallace, driving to trevor booker. here we go. , they woulde left squeak by with the win. beat the wizards 101-99. a big topic in sports is still the mike shanahan and rg iii soap opera at redskins park. they are a touchdown underdog heading to atlanta. the redskins are only 3-10. the shelving of rg iii and adjustment at quarterback has been a dramatic change for k
. in the fourth niners up by ten. atlanta putting together two strong scoring runs. san francisco up by three. atlanta ready to score but bobble. goes 89 to steal a win for the 49ers. clutch play. that was the last of a stadium record 36 monday night football games at candle stick. what a way to close it out before they tear it down. >>> auburn head coach gus malzahn was named college coach of the year by the ap. >>> the heat prevail in an overtime thriller. atlanta had the lead in the fourth when lebron james gets three. knee in the face of paul millsap. take it to overtime. atlanta leads again. miami's michael beasley nailing crucial free-throws. heat win it 121-119. >>> the knicks get victory over orlando. melo might be playing christmas day. >>> american took ninth place. he is currently third overall in the world cup. >>> to hockey. phoenix and buffalo tied in overtime. the puck flies up in the air. where does it go? i hate when it happens. he doesn't know it. he turns around -- >> is that a goal? >> it's a no goal because the puck passes -- >> that's one way to do it. >> he didn't know
atlanta olympics. we'll get to benghazi in a moment. first, jim, do you have doubt that the bombing attacks are connected with the winter olympics ? no one has taken responsibility yet. in july a chechen rebel leader doku umarov who claimed responsibilities for other suicide attacks issued a manifesto calling for supporters to disrupt the olympics. is this work. >> whether doku umarov or other groups involved in chechnya or the caucuses, i think they are related. it gives the folks leverage to have a high profile event coming to russia. there'll be thousands of journalists or visitors around the world, creating a target that is difficult to exist. they have laid back and two attacks in three days, three in the past couple of months, it signals that they are going to use the games as an opportunity to strike back at putin. >> given that, should americans and other international visitors concerned? >> when you look at trying to secure a large event like an olympics or a peace conference, it boils down to contingency planning. the russians spent a lot of time with this. my old outfit
in atlanta, georgia, and it was in my textbooks that the civil war had nothing to do with slavery, that the slaves were better off here than they had been in africa and that the people who restored white rule in the south were known as the redeemers. that's still true. it's a religious word for terrorist. so we have to be very careful, because race and citizenship and freedom are tricky. and we are in a tricky era. right now. i'm using this book to try to teach students now. we had an experiment last spring at the university of maryland. i live in baltimore. to teach a seminar on the basics of civil rights history and citizenship to a seminar classroom in baltimore with online students from russia and the solomon islands and all around the world. we're going to do it again for credit. our goal is to cut the tuition costs for students by 90% and open to up to the world people who can, who can with some skin in the game and some prospect for credit gain access to the mastery and the lessons of civil rights history for the world. there's a revolution coming this higher education. in
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-season to get ready to play next year. kirk cousins will start against atlanta and even he said that this is his ballclub but griffin seemed down and only agreed begrudgingly. end of the day, the coaches decision is what we go with and that's what it's always been. to do that. >> i know he won't understand. he won't. at the end, i'm hoping maybe in a year or two he will. >> mike shanahan giving his reasons why rg3 will not play anymore this year. more on the redskins later and sports. >> quite a big story today. accusations of domestic violence against george zimmerman. why he won't be charged. coming up next, why federal officials fear avo: the volkswagen "sign then drive" sales event is back. which means it's never been easier to get a new 2014 jetta. it gets an impressive 34 highway mpg and comes with no charge scheduled maintenance. and right now you can drive one home for practically just your signature. sign. then drive. get zero due at signing, zero down, zero deposit, and zero first month's payment on any new 2014 volkswagen. hurry, this offer ends january 2nd. visit vwdealer.com today >
, they d. >> it happened in atlanta. after a week talking about everything not related to football, today we had a chance to get back to what really matters, the actual games. the redskins' quarterback didn't bring back a different result. seven turnovers were too much for the redskins to overcome. rg 3 inactive for this game. he'll be inactive for the next two weeks. kurt cousins making his second string start, and it didn't start very well. cousins gets stripped of the ball here by o.c.manuru. one of four skins fumbles in the first half. atlanta took advantage. three plays later, matt ryan finds the future hall of famer, that's tony gonzalez, and just like that the falcons are up 14-0. then come the redskins in sole possession. takes the hand off, and how about this, brett davis, where you been. that's a touchdown right there. skins down 14-7. in the second quarter, cousins kept rolling. this time he swings it out deep to pierre arcon. cousins wanted to shoot. defense comes to bat. kurt cousins intercepted here by william moore. that led to a steven jackson touchdown and put atlanta up
into mobile alabama now extending into marietta, georgia and into atlanta, also. it will continue to make its way toward the i-95 corridor and definitely on into this evening. one of thing it has done is cool down portions of the plains. look at how cool it is in fargo into tulsa, 27 degrees yesterday. in oklahoma city, we had an ice storm, really paralyzing travel across the roadways making it difficult for commuters to get around along i-35 and particularly, along i-44. as we continue to track on into this afternoon we will see a few lingering snow showers, just a little bit of snow? st. louis, also back into lubbock, texas. different story on the east coast. it is definitely a warm day, record-breaking heat across portions of the southeast extending into the mid atlantic and northeast. the heaviest rain right now, looking at between mobile, alabama and mayrietta, georgia, up toward atlanta. that thunderstorm is purring through. that heavy rain makes it's ways toward the i-95 corridor. it is it is going to dump heavy rainfall, particularly between the portions of indianapolis up towards de
robbed a bank in atlanta and shot and killed an officer in tupelo, mississippi. >>> they're getting ready in new york's times square. the amazing spider-man who was the official superhero on new year's eve helped test out that confetti. the paper was sent flying from the marquee of the hard rock cafe. and for the first time, a supreme court justice, sonia sotomayor, a new york native will be in charge of pressing that button that drops the sparkling ball to ring in the new year. >>> a rare shark sighting to tell you about in minnesota. a snow shark, a snow shark is what we're talking about, it took three brothers 95 hours to build this 15-foot high snow sculpture of a shark that's sitting in their front yard. and the three, as you can tell, are old pros. because in the past years they've made a puffer fish, they made a walrus. >> how do you get enough snow? >> giant ice cube based on the weather. >> completely. >> i'll stick to snowmen. >> slushy and frozen, it will be there until may. >> exactly. >> let's talk california. we have red flag warnings at the end of december up for areas. tha
goes lights out for good. >> 53 years not bad for a ballpark. you got consider atlanta is replacing a baseball stadium that is 157 years old. we got a lot of am life out of the stick. there's a lot of life out here tonight. most of the 49ers are out there warming up. i also want to tell you for coach john glueden. he is back in the place where his coaching career began. tonight he's returning tonight park and going to join people live on the field as we am count down to kick off in the next half hour. ,,,, [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone 'round. a smoked, shank half ham is only 99 cents a pound. starbucks is just $6.99, that's a cup of good cheer. get sweet clementines for $4.99, enough for everyone here. turns out this season less is really so much more. so make your holiday merrier than ever before. safeway. ingredients for life. i'm allen martin live on the field at candlestick park. sports director dennis o'donnell is nd dennis.. we >>> it's 5 and we are here on the field.
was contacted bylottery officials. the winning ticket in georgia was purchased at gateway news stand in atlanta. we now have at least two new millionaires in the country. >>> there are more questions than answers this morning in reno, nevada after a fatal shooting. police say a gunman opened firet at a medical center killing one person before taking his own life. police say the gun men fired several rounds tuesday afternoon. the medical center was put on lockdown amid the chaos. officials say the shooting does not appear to be random but the motive is still unclear. >>> turning now to afghanistan in the single deadly incident for u.s. forces there in more than a year. six americans are dead after the soldiers' black hawk helicopter crashed but it is uncertain if it was from enemy fire or mechanical failure. >> reporter: there were two helicopters flying in tandem when without warning one dropped from the sky. the u.s. military launched a rescue team but it was too late. six of the black hawk crew had been killed and only one survived with serious injuries. the incident occurred in afghanistan w
and the megaball, lucky number 7. >> san jose and atlanta. we're going to get to more of that later. >>> right now, let's get straight to the vatican. what a remarkable year it has been. the resignation of one pope. elevation of pope francis turned out to be an electric leader for the world's 1 billion catholics, sending a spiritual jolt around the world. robin, josh, you made the journey to rome. got to see behind the scenes at the vatican and got to greet him. >> we certainly did, george and lara. i could have sworn that we won the lottery. >> i have us as winners. >> being here. tens of thousands for the wednesday audience. and waited hours to see the pope. he left just a short time ago. really spends a lot of time. >> we really saw it all on display today. he's been called the people's pope. and you really saw that again today, again, even as he encouraged all to be rays of light for hope, especially for the poor in the world. he also was a man of the people. receiving all the young, the sick, the aged, and to his immediate right, the champion argentine soccer team, of which he's a proud suppo
atlanta where martin luther king and his wife are buried behind me. june 27th, 1990, nelson mandela at the tail end of his american tour stopped here in atlanta. some of the first things he said when he got off the plane is it reminded him because of his home town of south africa, because of the landscape and warmth. it was a hot day. it was a whirl wind tour around the state of georgia, as he was escorted in a bulletproof limousine and brought out at three locations, morehouse college being one, where he was made an honorary morehouse man. after that, as you can see, the cameraman can zoom in, he was brought to this site where martin luther king is buried. nelson mandela lay a wreath. he was with his wife. he was put back into his limousine, stepped into the camera and brought to georgia tech's football stadium where 50,000 plus were in the stands waiting for him. one of our producers was there as a civilian, describing it being louder than anyone could imagine. it was an electric scene. it took 15 minutes for the crowd to calm their voices down before he could speak. he made many
in atlanta, georgia, and another at a gift shop in san jose, california. the winning numbers are -- lottery officials say the jackpot is expected to exceed $647 million when the final ticket sales are calculated later today. now, the seller of tin withing ticket gets a small percentage of the winnings and early this morning outside a san jose store, the man who says he is the owner was clearly excited. >> they let me know. i come and take a look, you know. but everybody here, whoa. >> mega millions changed the rules in october making it harder to win. the odds of winning the jackpot are now about one in $259 mill. there were 20 tickets sold that had the five winning numbers but not the mega ball number. those tickets are worth $1 million. >>> now, nasa has ordered the two american international space station to prepare for urgent space walks to repair one of the station's two cooling units. they're the size of are refrigerator. they're planned for this weekend. >> reporter: the international space station is about to undergo some repairs. they were forced stop science experiments. beginning
the playoffs, talking about the west. it did not come easy. in the fourth, niners lead by ten. atlanta putting together two strong scoring runs in response. san francisco then up by just three. atlanta, ready to score here, but fumble. goes 89 yards to seal that win. 34-24. that was a last of a stadium record 36 monday night football games at candlestick. they're going to be tearing her down after this season. >>> auburn head coach was named college coach of the year by the ap. he had an unbelievable iron bowl victory as you might remember against alabama. his tigers now in the championship game against florida state. that's going to be a good one. >>> so the heat prevail in an overtime thriller. atlanta has the lead in the fourth when lebron james drains a three pointer, later, dunk, knee in the face of paul millsap. maybe need a little ice after that. atlanta leads again, but michael beasley nails two free throws. nine seconds left, heat win it. >>> the knicks get a bittersweet victory over orlando. in the third, carmelo anthony hustling, sprains his ankle, out the rest of the game. orlando
into this project. >> this was a project when i saw this photograph at the martin luther king center in atlanta in 1992 and realized that this photograph was iconic representation of the sick and and i knew the woman in the center of the photograph. i had met her through her children 20 years before in arlington virginia when i was a playground director and i knew at that moment in the context of all of the iconic civil rights paraphernalia at the king center this is a story that needed to be told so i decided at that moment to go home and start interviewing my friend and find out about. >> did you recognize her in the picture and had she already talked about this experience and sit in? >> i recognized her in the photograph because the children had a total out on occasion and said my mother is a famous photograph, so why didn't really understand how significant that photograph was until i saw the context. >> and what did you learn about the civil rights movement that you hadn't known before? >> what is interesting about this story is that she is a southern white woman who came to see her family
state. >> reporter: the fbi says the crime spree began monday morning when a man tried to rob an atlanta bank and failed. authorities believe he then went to mississippi where he held up a bank and got caught in a gun fight with police, shooting two officers. one of those officers, gayle stauffer, died. the suspect wasn't spotted again until saturday in phoenix. that's when police say he robbed a bank and fired at an officer. >> the officer was trying to retreat and take cover. at that point, the officer fired at the suspect. >> reporter: garnett was killed. no one else was hurt. officials say cell phone records confirm the suspect was in atlanta, tupelo and phoenix at the time of the robberies. >> this investigation is not over. all of the evidence gathered by investigators following the phoenix robbery must be examined and compared with that gathered from the atlanta and tupelo crime scenes. there are numerous leads which we must continue to follow. and questions which we must answer. >> reporter: melissa rainy, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a controversial nativity scene outside a southern
's hands down the best thing i have seen. >> reporter: today stewart, now a radio host in atlanta said auburn's win even top z his wild finish. >> to beat alabama in auburn the way they did it, they will talk about this for a very long time. >> reporter: an unbelievable ending on and off the field. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: dave gutierrez, nbc news, atlanta. >> we did it! >> who said it's just a game? >>> that's our broadcast for this monday night as we start off a new week. thanks for being with us. i'm brian williams. we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night. >>> good evening, thanks for joining us on this monday. i'm raj mathai. >> i'm jessica aguirre. we begin with a developing story this evening. we learned 20 minutes ago a search for a missing plane registered to a man in the south bay has been called off for the night due to bad weather. that plane was headed from baker, oregon, to butte, montana, yesterday afternoon. at around 3:30, the pilot reported an engine failure near the johnson creek airstrip about 125 miles northeast of boise, idaho. five peopl
. in a speech today, atlanta fed president said once the fed does begin tapering, it should plan to completely wind down the massive bond purchases. investors he said should be ready for the program to be done by the end of next year. >>> how strong is the economy really and why aren't businesses more confident? brian west berry, chief economist at chief advisors. good to have you with us. let me start with top pick number one of the day, that is what the fed may or may not do. if you have the economy growing 3.6% and a good jobs number tomorrow, as many anticipate with the adp number and jobless claims today and a budget deal washington may hit as early as next week, why wouldn't the fed begin to cut back on buying bonds this month at their next meeting and week after next? >> i think they will. there is only really one reason that they wouldn't, and remember, what the fed is going to do is end the purchases of bonds. they will taper that. it will take awhile to do that, but they want to convince markets they will keep the short-term interest rate at zero for a long time. when you try to do b
. stops in miami, los angeles, washington, d.c., and atlanta. >> to be so young and to meet a leader as great as mandela was a really big moment. >> reporter: this woman was just 10 years old at the time, on the tarmac in atlanta. >> i just remember looking in his face. even as young as i was, i remember thinking just what a kindness there was about him and his eyes thinking how amazing it was for somebody who had been through so much to not have a hardened heart. >> reporter: nelson mandela, a man who survived prison to become president, inspiring countless people, changing how so many view the world and themselves. rehema ellis, nbc news, new york. >>> and that's our broadcast for this friday night and for this week. thank you for being here with us. i'm brian williams. lester holt will be here with you this weekend. we, of course, hope to see you right back here on monday evening. in the meantime, have a good weekend. good night. >>> good evening, thanks for joining us. i'm diane dwyer. >> i'm jessica aguirre. raj mathai has the night off. we begin with the developing weather we'r
from seattle was diverted after a teenager died on board. delta flight 128 headed for atlanta landed in spocane after a 16-year-old boy died despite the efforts of people with medical experience on board. >> we heard we have a medical emergency. apparently, there was somebody on board. i saw a flurry of activity. they had oxygen like canisters. the flight attendants were trying to get those. we see the teenager being carried to the back. >> an airport spokesman says the teenager died of natural causes. there were 258 passengers on board the flight. delta flew in a special crew to get passengers on other flights to get to atlanta. >>> the bat kid braving chilly weather to kick off a special fundraiser. the crowd and all of the hype over his return to san francisco. >>> and the simple thing some families take for granted finding a safe place for kids to play. the bay area nonprofit organization that wants to do that for children in one east bay community. >>> another cold night expected. freeze warnings continue for tonight and monday morning. we will break down the cold snap and let y
the mi mid atlanta. atlanta--atlantic. another low pressure will come and will bring more to workers s that have already seen seen it. temperatures just above freezing so we're getting light rain but going into the future now and we'll show exactly when another wave of snow, sleet, and freezing rain will develop. and it's overnight tonight by 6:00 tonight. snow is coming down, freezing rain and rain. and it goes right over b.c. baltimore and the cold air moves south. it changes over to all snow. temperatures in new york will be in the 40's and then dropping. more snow coming in overnight tonight and tomorrow. finally clearing out and staying pretty clear is that arctic air is in place wednesday, thursday and friday. >> thank you very much. and in about 40 minutes we'll take to you chicago to see how they're struggling in the windy is city. thanks for watching al jazeera america. i'm del walters. inside story is up next. and as always you can check us out on www.aljazeera.com. the wheels of the american economy turned with the labor of low wage workers across this country. the dishwashe
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no meaning. how he got there. why he did it, and who he is, is still unknown. tim is in atlanta. he is our al jazeera national security tribute for. tim good afternoon. can you hear me? >> yes, i can hear you now. sorry about that. a few technical difficulties. yes, well obviously it has raised a few questions as to security, but the gentlemen is wearing a security badge and pin, so he was obviously checked for a potential threat to the dignitaries, but obviously not his competency. >> tim, all of this royalty and this man manages to sneak on stage. how big of a gaffe is this? >> again, they would have done some type of checks. there are some reports that this gentlemen signed at on event a year ago attended by the president himself. so, again, it was probably felt that he was cleared. they would haissued his badge t get access to the area. but no one would have really checked if he was competent at signing. >> after something like this comes up, how many of those heads of state are now going to men like you in your position that you once held saying what happened? and who's head should roll?
. atlanta is going to be about 56. an american auto maker making history. the newer ground general motor is making as it names its latest ceo. >> by next year 2012 states will have a higher minimum wage than the national level of $7.25 an hour. as the debate about raising the federal minimum kicks into high gear we decided to take a look at what higher wang versus meant for the local economies in some states, states where employers already have to pay more than the federal law requires. stacey tisdale has the story. >> reporter: when you sigh images like these it's easy to understand the emotional argument for raising minimum wage but many researchers say the link between higher minimum wage and economic stability is overblown. >> states with higher minimum wage tended to have lower job growth and lower levels of job creation by expanding firms. >> reporter: experts point out the number of people receiving minimum wage could not have a big impact on the state or national level. >> very few people are paid the minimum wage. 3% of the workforce. the number of dollars involved are very smal
is headed to the hall of fame. 14-0 atlanta. but kirk cousins coming back, finds pierre garcon, 53-yard touchdown. atlanta, 17, washington redskins, 17. heck of a ball game. brady finds his guy. 10-0 new england. ryan tannehill to mike wallace, gun it. in route. 39-yard touchdown. 10-7, new england on top of miami. wade phillips getting his first game as the interim head coach of the houston texans. watch as andrew luck steps up, then he guns it, down ten yards, straight to the post. nobody there. great call. 7-0 colts. a fade route. shovel pass. 20-3. colts all over the texans. how am i doing, boys? yo >> curt: so far so good. >> terry: quarterback draw. something i never liked to do. 20-10, howie. buffalo bills over jacksonville. >> curt: couple more scores for you here. the seattle seahawks, most of you watching that game, lead the giants 13-0. halftime, jimmy, the nfc west, seattle leading and san francisco cruising. >> jimmy: on the pregame show, you know, ronde barber talked to jim harbaugh prior to the ball game and said do you need to open up the offense, and jim harbaugh says,
should go on trial and face felony charges. >> day after losing to the atlanta falcons, redskins head coach, mike shanahan, facing questions on his future with the burgundy and gold and relationships with his staff, including his son. >> i'm dave owens at redskins park. it's another week and mike shanahan is addressing rumors and not football. namely, that his son, kyle, wants to part ways with him. at today's press conference, i asked him about rumors and why there seems to be so many loose lips in his organization. >> i can guess where they come from. i know there's a lot of people in my past or the coach's past, or gary kubiak, hey, not everybody is happy. >> coach shanahan also addressing kirk cousins and his solid performance in atlanta. saying robert griffin is still the starter, but every player on the team has to understand. no matter where they were drafted, the best players will play. >> just because you drafted them in the first round or the sixth round or the seventh round, and you're going to keep them there just because you drafted them or sign a guy with a big signi
the numbers was sold at a tiny newsstand in atlanta, georgia. that means the second largest jackpot in mega millions history is going to be split 50/50 because lotto rules differ in georgia than in california. the woman who sold the winning ticket in atlanta will not receive any prize money. >>> while we are on the subject of money there is big news on wall street. the federal reserve has just announced it will cut back on its stimulus program! kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks has more. >> reporter: most didn't expect the federal reserve to make the bond tapering move until 2014 but they did it today cutting back monthly bond purchases by $10 million to $75 billion a month starting in january the fed making this move because it has seen stronger economic growth and labor market growth. it now expects the unemployment rate to fall to a range of 6.3 to 6.6% in 2014 down from the 7% that we saw in november which was already a five-year low. it also is going to maintain its short-term federal funds rate at 0 to .25% for the foreseeable futures. investors are reacting positively. the
inside a high-rise in atlanta. clerk has operated the stand for nine years and was the one who sold the ticket. she said she thought she may have sold it to someone for an employee pool. one woman says, it was not part of her pool. >> screaming up and down. the woman who purchased the ticket. she bought it for $4. i know. i'm happy to the person who did win. >> because of georgia lottery rules, clerk hsu le will not receive any bonus prize. she will get the typical 6 percent for ticket sales. >>> renewed concerns on the air quality in the bay area. this is a live look in san jose. you could see the hazy conditions right there right now. tara spoke to officials with the bay area quality board and joins us live from the oakland hills. tara, any sign of relief? >> reporter: actually they say they are expecting wind in the next 24 hours. that could help ease the problem. meantime, you may see a lot of asthmatics using inhalers like these to help them breath. this is the site you don't normally see. san francisco completely envelled in smog. and let's take a look at the skyline in the so
in atlanta, georgia matched the win numbers in tuesday nights $636 million mega millions jackpot. we've also learned a single ticket worth $1 million was sold in annapolis. marlee hall has the latest. >> reporter: california lottery officials say one of the winning mega millions tickets was purchased here at jennifer's gift shop in san jose. the other at a news statin atlanta, georgia. >> both tickets matched all six numbers in last nights drawing. the lucky winners will split at least $636 million, the second largest prize in u.s. lottery history, but when the final numbers are in, officials say the jackpot could climb even higher because of better than expected ticket sales tuesday. mega millions prize totals are soaring thanks to new rules that make it harder to win. players used to pick six numbers from one to 56, but now it's one to 75. the october changes lowered the odds of winning from one in 176 million to one in 259 million. >> mega millions? 20. >> millions of people across the country braved long ticket lines for a chance at the winning ticket but this morning, most of their drea
for selling a winning ticket. the store owner in atlanta won't get a cut because of georgia law. >>> police, security guards guards and surveillance cameras kept watch over bingo players who turned out to support a school's music program. last week a masked gunman made off with $5,000 during the weekly event that prompted organizers to take action. >> we are satisfied that the upgrades we proposed and that we were committed to doing tonight were going to not only provide them with peace of mind, but the patrons and the turnouts are better this week than last week. >> the on-line bingo site donated to replace the stolen money. >> andews on the wildfire burning near big sur. investigators believe it was started by an illegal campfire on a hiking trail in the loss pad degrees -- los padres national forest. it can be controlled by as early as tomorrow night. keep your fingers crossed. the fifer has destroyed -- the wildfire has destroyed 22 buildings and charred about 850 acres. a warning from san jose police about a package thief. watch a as this woman walks up to a home and stuffs a large pac
$1 million check yesterday for selling that winning ticket. >> the atlanta woman would won other half wants her money now. the 56-year-old woman will take home roughly $174 million before taxes. she says she has been playing the sakes mix of family birthdays and lucky numbers for years and she bought just one this time. that is all she needed. >> mike? >> she works with my wife's friend. we waiting to see if the friend gets in. maybe the friend. not high wife. >> good morning, everyone, we will look at what is going on as far as our winds from the west and southwest at 35 through the altamont pass. 18 in the oakland hills and 17 to the higher elevations. 26 in nextville, and mount tamalpais gust up to 39 miles per hour. but gusts in the lower elevations at 21 in half moon bay and sfo. 17 in oakland. everyone else is less than ten miles per hour right now. it is a changing of the air mass. cleaner air, cooler air, more sunshine and bone dry today. we are in the mid-30 to mid-40's and through the next 12 hours, my 50's noon through 4:00 and mid-to-upper 40's at 7:00 the winds backing of
gray joins us live from atlanta. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. 75 and 85, the highways over my shoulder moving along smoothly. that expected to change as the sun comes up and continue to be busy throughout the next couple of weeks. that's because aaa is predicting this will be the busiest year in travel season ever. they expect to see 94.5 million people taking a trip of 50 miles or more. 91% of those will be on the roadwa roadways. 5.5 million will travel by air. it's going to be busy on the roadways. busy on the runways. you need to bring your patience along if you're taking a trip. the weather could play a role in some of this too. you want to check the forecast before you hit the roads. that's the latest here in atlanta. mara, back to you. >> hanks so much for that. now for a look at the weather. here's bill karins. we like the nice segues. >> travel is going to be more difficult over this weekend then as we approach christmas. there's no sorms across the lower 48. but this weekend, a different story. let me show you what's going on. a cold blast comin
who are doing some unsightly and sneaky business in the subway >>> atlanta's rapid transit system is moving forward with a piece of technology they say will help deter a major problem. that machine? a urine detection system. >> you hate to think they need such a thing. nonetheless paul crawley from our sister station wxia in atlanta explains where it's a very important part of keeping passengers safe and healthy on marta. >> reporter: marta is having customer appreciation events like this one at five point station, free prizes and photos with mrs. santa, but the transit system is doing perhaps an even greater service trying to keep people from avoiding its bathrooms and using the elevators instead. the foul urine smell is something they've become famous for. >> whoa, it smells like the hell. >> pathetic, nauseated, just sickening. >> they are horrible. >> reporter: confined to an electric scooter, willie freeman has no choice but to use marta's elevators along with many others with handicaps and parents with small children who may sit on or touch the floors. those elevators shou
noticias para el este del paÍs. en atlanta, y el sureste de la uniÓn americana, temperaturas van a estar bordeando para muchos de nosotros, el rango de 60 grados, lo que es el caso de nueva york. en atlanta, en los 70. pero la mala noticia, van a recibir actividad de fuertes lluvias. pero bueno, una cosa por la otra, no nos podemos quejar, todavÍa tienen. el Último fin de semana. asÍ que seÑores si les gusta el invierno, a celebrar maÑana. que oficialmente le damos la bienvenida oficial. me despido. >>> de vuelta en los Ángeles, no sin antes felicitar y darle las gracias a mi familia de noticias 41 para invitarme a la despedida de rafael pineda, gracias por abrirnos sus corazones a la familia de "primer impacto". bÁrbara. esto es todo de mi parte, te deseo un >> un beso para ti. solo dÍas de la nochebuena, le presentamos esta deliciosa creaciÓn. se trata de una enorme casa. para construirla, usaron 22.000 caramelos en texans. ♪ hay algo positivo que se está generando en california. cuando energía ordinaria se pone en manos de gente extraordinaria, suceden cosas asombrosas.
worked at prepping stadium chairs and the field for monday night's home game against the atlanta falcons. they have been painting the 49ers logo on the field for decades. may have painted their last logo at candlestick today. >> i'm going to miss it. i love the logos. >> always surprised at the appearance of it. tried to prepare the field like it was a championship game. every time. >> likely the 49ers will play their final home football game this monday night although there's a chance there could be a playoff game there. san francisco will celebrate the stadium with farewell events leading up to its implosion next year. >> the 49ers still in urgency with playoffs in sight. hear from the san francisco squad gearing up for monday night showdown against the atlanta falcons. and sharks rookie won't be in a uniform for a while. san jose's gm gives the latest on the phenom. that's next from the xfinity sports desk. >>> welcome back to nbc bay area. the nfl post-season is right around the corner and the 49ers control their own destiny. if they beat the falcons monday night they are guaranteed
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